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and that a life can in turn shape history. in warren's case he was formed by early 20th century california and came to embody its values. he then explored those values to the nation and, to a remarkable degree, those values help shape our lives today. so if you will bear with me, i'd like to talk a little bit about who earl warren really was, and in the process i hope to paint a more accurate picture of this very consequential man. earl warren was born in 1891 in los angeles where i live today. in those days it was a scrappy little mexican-american village in a very young state of california. although warren's family left los angeles when he was still quite young, there were two memories of his youth that remained with him throughout his life and that helped form the man that he would become. the first was his recollection of a young neighbor who was crying in pain as she died from a disease, probably polio or meningitis. and he wrote in his memoirs, quote, her anguished cries and the sobs of her family gave me a lasting impression after her death. he was similarly affected by the mob in 1
wheeling its way through streets of los angeles to its final home at the california science center. these pictures have been captivating all of us, including our john zarrella, who is somewhere along the route there. john, good morning. this is quite a task, right? they had some pretty tight clearance in some areas getting this thing around. >> oh yeah, they're not done with those tight clearances yet either, randi. we're about halfway between where it started at l.a.x. and the california science center. so endeavor sitting here behind us now outside the old forum where the los angeles lakers used to play. they're a little bit ahead of schedule and i want to bring in stephanie stillson, who works for nasa and has been responsible for preparing all of the shuttle orbiters for their retirement. stephanie, an amazing sight, but you have to be a little bit concerned when you know the narrow clearances that randi was just talking about. >> absolutely. but the self-propelled motorized transports that they're using can move precisely. so it should be able to crab around the trees and thin
southern california arrested in seattle, washington. they were driving that dead woman's car. >> and is a big break. >> why they are called the modern day bonnie and clyde of los angeles county. >> we are digging up dirt on the suspect that she was speaking of. a man and a woman were rested in washington today. they are connected to a stolen vehicle and hercules. where take a look these pictures. it was a violent confrontation between police and these people discovered inside of this missing subaru. wanted for the missing car/homicide and hercules. the two were asleep but then the couple will cup, she started driving in had also started striking police cars. they did not get away. there in custody. they are now identified as washington. and why these will had homicide in victim's her car and what, if any role they played in her death. >> if the vehicle was stolen. recovering the vehicle is a key to the case. we are not saying that these people are suspect that this case but they are possibly people of interest. they could point us to people of interest. >> she was a retired t
, the battle in california's election is intensifying. lorraine blanco shows us about proposition 30. >> proposition 30 is about kids and teachers and they produce the brains and shells that make the jobs possible. >> reporter: governor brown rallied support for prop 30. >> if i asked any one of you if i could guarantee you $500,000, would you pay 1% of the extra money you earned that year? [ laughter ] i think so. >> reporter: it would raise income taxes 1- 3% on people making more than a quarter million dollars a year and increase the sales tax a quarter of a cent. many teachers spent saturday afternoon walking neighborhoods and passing out fliers with information about prop 30. if it doesn't pass supporters say students k-12 will lose three weeks' of school and college students could see another tuition increase. >> i drove trucks five hours a day i went to college. >> reporter: the college. college. >> to say we can take another $6 billion in cuts because those are most fortunate that want to pay another 1% that is completely out of touch. >> reporter: in san francisco lorrai
. >>> and, finally, it was quite a sight in california when a 12,000 pound potato sculpture rolled in on an 18-foot fork in the road. it was a photo op, part of the idaho commission's 75th anniversary celebration. it was to promote an upcoming food drive. >>> here is nbc meteorologist bill karins with your forecast. >> you're a good cook. >> i enjoy cook sglg have you ever perfected a twice-baked potato? >> oh, yeah. it takes a lot of time. >> not just throw it in the microwave. a little more than that? a little above my game. >>> yesterday was another hot day in southern california, l.a. 91 degrees, phoenix at 93. it's been like summertime through southern california and desert southwest. it continues for one or two more days and then it will cool off. the cool air moved lieu the northern rockies. now it's heading through the middle of the country. not bad yesterday, temperatures in the 60s and 70s. this morning the areas are down in the 30s and 40s. at 43 in medford. most areas in the 40s, but towards spoke cane in the 30s this morning. vegas and l.a., still holding on to the war
but snapped. >> happening throughout northern california a three-day fund-raiser for the family of kenonyoung storm. he was shot and killed last month. now, through wednesday night, 20% of the sales at california pizza kitchen will go a benefit fund for his wife and four school-aged children. >> yahoo imported renewed earnings today. >> the ceo hired away from google gave her vision for the future of yahoo. >> that is right. david louie has the latest happening now. >> happening now, ceo marisa myer had an earnings call. big news had to do with her articulating future plans for the company. she says she wants to improve yahoo's services but wants to push harder into mobile that is where users and advertisers want to be. she sounds as though she's hiring. this includes engineers. >> and it's a very competitive market. >> it's going to have to be a strong vision to compel them. >> yahoo says it will develop content and partnerships. myer is a new mom, she's got two babe dwreez take care of, hoping both grow up successful. >> still ahead today's sentencing of a teenager who ran down and killed a
are hours from apple's big reveal. pad mini. the unveiling expected to happen right here at the california theater. apple fans have been waiting for months, speculating for months what the gadget will look like. the new tablet expected to look like the hot selling ipad, but smaller a screen that is about 7 inches. possibly with high resolution. the back cover rumored to be similar to the iphone 5, coated alum pneumo, sleek, expected to -- aluminum, sleek, expected to connect with wifi. how much will it cost? apple not saying yet. speculation is anywhere from $250 to $330. if that's true, that will likely give competing products like amazon's kindle, a run for its money. big reveal scheduled here in downtown san jose at 10 a.m.. all the buzz is giving my poor little iphone 4s quite a complex. live in downtown san jose, cornell bernard, abc7 news. >>> price the big factor. david louie will be live tweeting the event. follow him on twitter. >>> traffic and weather together, next on the abc7 morning news. live look outside, you can see san francisco, the happiness there, big orange happiness o
because they represented an insurance company involved in the negotiations. they say the california puc picked of him el to mediate without consulting them. >> eric: hurricane sandy is going through the caribbean leaving more than 30 deaths in its wake. you see the ominous skies as sandy approaches. by the time the storm reaches the u.s. it could be much more powerful. katie marzullo is in the storm track. >> reporter: some are calling it franken storm. it's very scary storm ahead of halloween as a category 2 hurricane. it has killed 21 people across the caribbean and 11 people in cuba. you know the bahamas are next. then the east coast of the u.s. is in harm's way more ways than one. experts say sandy could join with other systems and form a super storm. they could expect high winds, heavy rains and extreme tide and maybe snow beginning early sunday and things should peak with the arrival of sandy on tuesday. >> it does bring a lot of rain and builds it up. it could possibly be worse than isaac out there. >> reporter: isaac hit louisiana in august you will remember as a category one st
the state of california. that is on organic would. if i am -- if only the cave men had known they were encountering division danger in their lives. this is the subject of my take in the next hour. a warning label on organic would. iran and libya will be major topics of the final presidential debate. senator john barrasso after the opening bell. did the president's miss lead with this statement? >> took the president 14 days before he called the attack in benghazi an act of terror. >> let me -- [talking over each other] >> act of terror. look, if you have copd like me, you know it can be hard to breathe, and how that feels. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-ting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems, glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlarged prostate. these may worse
. notice the ridge. allowing the storm track to move farther south and into california by wednesday afternoon. we have rain in the forecast keeping in mind we have trick or treaters on wednesday. scattered showers in the forecast through thursday. a look at the afternoon highs, 80 for santa rose a79nevado. how about the east bay? 74 oakland. 73 san leandro. upper 07's danville. 79 livermore. in to the south bay a good- looking day. san jose 76. mid-70s for sunnyvale. 76 redwood city. 71 san francisco. 60s at the coast. 70s at santa cruz. going to be a beach day for the afternoon. there is your extended forecast. mild to warm today. eye little bit warmer tomorrow. on monday we are still looking good. partly cloudy and then the bigger pattern change will come tuesday. going to be out and about this afternoon i have your lunchtime numbers coming up. >> nice here but residents along the east coast are preparing for the strong gusty winds. those power outages and the flooding sandy could bring. how much damage sandy could cause. >> and guns for votes in what a store owner said he did t
california and across the country to be a part of game 7. with so much at stake for tonight's game there's no doubt the crowd today at at&t park will be just as electric as they were yesterday. >> it's hard to put into words. it was just fanaticism. >> shannon for a lee and her husband were in the stabbed last night. >> we drove down yesterday just to see both of these games. >> terry free wins the prize for longest distance traveled by a giants fan. >> i live in des moines, iowa which is 1800 miles from here. he stopped by the dugout. >> i've been a giants fan since my dad, since willie maze. my dad was born in brooklyn new york. >> certain items are selling out. this morning workers rolled in a new shipment of 2012 post season sweatshirts, the last ones left at the warehouse. while giants fans are opening their wallets and feeling optimistic about tonight, no one is underestimating the adversary. >> hopefully cane is on his game, and the pitching staff pulls it together. >> i think it's going to be a close game. i think the cardinals are a tough team to beat, and i think the giants are
levinson, cbs news. >>> here in the bay area the california democratic party kicked off a statewide day of action with a phone bank effort. they're calling voters urging them to vote yes on proposition 30 and no on proposition 32. proposition 30 is governor brown's tax plan. if it different pass it will trigger automatic budget cuts that supporters of prop 30 say will hurt education. proposition 32 is seen by appoints as an antiby opponented -- by opponents as an anti-gaming proposal. >>> how dedicates are giant -- dedicated are giants' fans? cbs 5 reporter mike sugarman joined them on the journey. mike? >> reporter: well, i can tell you they're cold. it is mid 40s here. not used to that kind of weather in san francisco. but as you say, they have come from the bay area. from california, but this is the world series. and we've got giants' fans from well, all over the world. in a sea of blue and orange, a stripe of a different color. orange and black. >> where am i? i feel like i'm on second and king. >> reporter: nope, woodward and adams, detroit, michigan. >> you came from south carolin
$3.75, in california $4.47. in san francisco, $4.51 on average. analysts say demand is dropping and supply increasing. that is why the prices are coming down. >>> 6:10 u.s. about families come together, the change they are getting ready to demand today following that deadly explosion in 2010. >>> new poll released this morning showing how tight the presidential race is. >>> welcome back. scattered showers through wednesday. while tell you how much rain to expect and how much snow in the sierra and full forecast coming up in four minutes. >>> winter weather is hitting washington state this morning. crews responded last night to clear roads in snoqualmie pass up to five inches of snow already on the ground. sleet is also a problem. despite plows hitting the road drivers are being warned that conditions remain dangerous this morning. >>> sonoma county whom side detectives are hoping someone -- homicide detectives are hoping someone will call in with clues. a woman's body was found yesterday morning. >> the victim is believed to be in her 30s. deputies say death is suspicious. >>> b
where another sexual assault occurred earlier this year. >> a man in california is set on fire. details ahead as we cover the nation. >> a crisis for the bbc. details on a sex scandal centered on the host of a popular children's show. >> there was a weekend crash and a car went through this side of the building. the woman was swerving to avoid another car when the accident took place. we are told she was not seriously hurt. the center was closed today for inspection but we have learned it will reopen tomorrow. >> police in southern california are looking for the person of in a brazen firebombing attack. the incident happened friday night outside a busy market in long beach, california. police a man threw a molotov cocktail at another man in a seemingly unprovoked attack. both the man and his victim erupted into a fireball, barely missing a mother and child. police say it did not appear that the victim and the suspect knew each other. the case is likely not gang- related. a man was hurt after falling more than 20 feet when leaving the giants game on sunday. he fell about 21 feet over the
of the story. this is a man who turned pol tinges on its head as governor of california. and what does arnold schwarzenegger want to hear from the candidates? >> how are they going to bring the parties together? >>> plus, have you seen chelsea lately? >> nobody knows what the hell they're getting into when they're running for president. >> one of my favorite guests are back. >> i'm single, yes. >> men watching this -- >> yeah, i'm available. just call me maybe. >> that's funny. feisty as ever with a new look for her talk show. this is "piers morgan tonight." arnold schwarzenegger has always been bigger than life, bodybuilder, hollywood supers r superstar, married into royalty and a governor of california. i first interviewed him in the early '90s. since then he's seen the end of his wife maria shriver and also political career in california. welcome, arnold. >> thank you. >> i imagine what it must be like to be you the past year. i saw i and maria a few days before the balloon came up on this scandal. i talked to you and i've interviewed you several timeses. since then, your whole life compl
the end of the story. he turned politics on its head as governor of california. and what does arnold want to hear from the candidates? >> how are they going to bring both of the parties together in compromise rather than getting stuck in the ideological corners. >> have you seen chelsea lately? >> nobody knows what the hell they're get nothing when they're running for president. >> one of my most unpredictable guests is back. >> i'm single. >> men watching -- >> i'm available. just, you know, call me maybe. >> funny, look for her talk show. this is "piers morgan tonight." >> arnold schwarzenegger's always been bigger than life. himself the governor of one the biggest states in the union so when it came crashing down it happened in a big way. i first interviewed him in the early '90s. he's seen the end of his marriage and two terms of governor of california. he tells a story now in "total recall" and arnold joins me now. welcome. >> thank you. >> try to imagine what it must have been like to be for the last year. i saw you and maria a few days before the balloon went up on this whole scand
to sir richard branson next hour. >>> any minute now we'll see the president in california. you can see some of these live pictures, this is keen, california. president expected to take the stage there as they are dedicating this cesar chavez monument. could he, might he be responding to mitt romney's blistering foreign policy speech from earlier in the day? we'll watch for that, as will you. that's next. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booking to baggage claim. we're raising the bar on flying and tomorrow we will up it yet again. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's
say they want to see a new president of the california public utilities commission. the group holding a news conference today calling for michael peavey to be ousted by governor jerry brown claiming peavey is overly sympathetic to pg&e and has failed the residents of san bruno and put other californians at risk. eight people were killed and more than 50 hurt in the september 2010 explosion. >>> coming up, an international cycling scandal. lance armstrong stripped of his titles, ripped from the record books. we'll explain this morning's crucial decision. >>> plus, make it or break it monday, the presidential nominees working to win your vote in this third and final debate. we'll show you why tonight's showdown will look a little different from the last two. >>> and a little something now is brewing at starbucks. of course they're known for coif. but now they hope to be known for something else. we'll explain, take you to the opening of their brand-new store. >>> the youngest woman in charge of a fortune 500 company goes before reporters and analysts later today. we'll have a preview of
. he's served more than four decades for the 1969 killings of a musician and a stunt man. california governor jerry brown will have the final say. >>> and here's a scoop for you. the mars curiosity rover is about to do a little digging. nasa says it will collect soil samples to learn if there were ever favorable conditions for microbial life. >>> and one of the top trending health stories right now on nbc news.com could cause some controversy. a new study finds that offering free birth control can dramatically lower the rate of abortion. researchers who gave women free birth krael nor three years saw cases of abortion drop 66 to 67% below the national level. this could impact this year's election. mitt romney has plenled to repeal the affordable care act which requires insurance to cover contraceptive costs. >>> and now to wall street. the dow closed at 13,575 after gaining 80 points yesterday. the s&p was up 10. the nasdaq added 14. taking a look at overseas trading this morning. in tokyo the nikkei inched up 38 points while in hong kong the hang seng climbed 104. >>> the s&p is on
? >> that's always the excuse. we've seen cycles like this before. the electric car mandate in california, the exact same promises from california politicians th they were going to buildhe next generation ttery technology plants in california, the next great california renaissance in the 1990s, billing batteries forhe electric ca politicians mandated on the road. years later, all in ruins, gm destroyed all electric cars, and ten years pass, and we forgot the whole things. gerri: talking electric cars since the 20s. will it take off? >> doesn't look like it. robert bryce says electric cars are et great thing and always will be. they chased it since the early 1900s. batteries are not dense enough in how much energy they store to compete with an engine powered by gasoline. that's amazingly high in energy content not matched with batteries, and consumers want a range in performance. gerri: not all energy sources created equal. some better than others, hers a lot better than others. ken, thank you, appreciate your time. >> my pleasure, thanks. gerri: still to come, two cents more on a plan to
of a final 12-mile journey carefully making its way to its retirement home at a california science center. casey wian on the streets right now and john zarrella is there, as well, with gaggle of onlookers on the rooftop. john, where is this shuttle now? >> reporter: it's getting here slowly. don, people have been asking me all along the route. and you can see here, there are thousands of people who have gathered here. this is a shopping mall and right outside the shopping mall is an area where the shuttle was going to make a second stop for a ceremony. the first one was earlier this morning. but itasn't gotten here yet. it is already two hours behind schedule and the problem was they ran into some -- i'm going to bring in stephanie from nassau. and stephanie, ran into some issues here. you knew those things were out there. but, you know, a little more problematic than probably first thought. >> yes, they knew they were going to have to crab between the trees, very precise movement along the way. also crowd control, police force is having to back people up. that slowed things down. once ag
legislation where in the district would join california, nevada and florida in allowing testing of driverless cars. several council members have already been passengers in the google car. >> in may i actually rode in an autonomous vehicle through downtown d.c.. the experience was remarkable for its unremarkableness. >> reporter: sponsors of the legislation say it needs tweaking but the ing driverless experimental vehicles in d.c. will likely come to a committee vote within weeks. so the 64 zillion dollar question is when will consumers get to buy self-driving cars? well, volvo and daimler favor incremental introductions. safety feature by safety feature. google is going for the whole ball of wax but the company wouldn't offer a specific timeline for widespread consumer use. but it was clear from my interview with the head technical guy on the google project, they already think the cars on the road in california are safer than cars being driven by human drivers. laura? >> safer? i'm still -- oh. boy, i'm -- i'm surprised. >> they can peak decisions. they can make decisions in microseconds. >>
prices were a buck 80. they are now in california $6. he has no plan for energy independence for america, and that's the problem, chris. >> you can't honestly say that the unemployment rate hasn't gone down unless republicans don't want to look at the actual facts. it's 7.8. he's created jobs. >> this president has been a hinderance to the economy. >> president obama has created more jobs than the last two republican presidents combined. >> absolutely not skwro*frpbz we have to leavnot not. jon: we have to leave it there. i have to wish you a happen see birthday. >> look automatic. jon: jenna is baking you a cake it will be in the newsroom. >> thanks. jenna: judgment day for a convicted child predator. i know this story has impacted so much you. it's affected so many of us in the newsroom as well. jerry sandusky finds out how long he will spend behind bars and leaves us with his explanation of yes was found guilty. you'll want to hear that. judge napolitano joins us with his take on the sentencing and all the rest, next. [ male announcer ] unitedhealthcare wants to know "what do you want
's what's going on. we have an area of low pressure from central california to southern california. and it's hail from san jose yesterday, into big thunderstorms going into vegas and also oklahoma city here today. locally, about two inches of rain coming from that. on the east coast, we have some big, cold temperatures. chicago, charleston, washington, d.c., new york city, all in the 40s this morning. and it's a shot of cool air that gets reinforced tonight into saturday morning. so, saturday, be ready for that early chill. >>> coming up on "gma," the surprising twist in the shocking home invasion case. the college student shot after stumbling into a stranger's home. was she secretly drugged? >>> also, how two couples' wedding nights ended in chaos. that shocking brawl. stop by walmart this saturday. wireless. take a one-minute demo of our new lg optimus zip. for every demo we'll donate one dollar to make-a-wish. up to one million dollars. visit one-minute-one-million-dot-com to find a participating walmart near you. i didn't want to change toothpastes. i already had a product that made my
's emotion. that's just coursing through you. >> we have an area of low pressure from central california to southern california. and it's hail from san jose yesterday, into big thunderstorms going into vegas and also oklahoma city here today. locally, about two inches of rain coming from that. on the east coast, we have some big, cold temperatures. chicago, charleston, washington, d.c., new york city, all in the 40s this morning. and it's a shot of cool air that gets reinforced tonight into saturday morning. so, saturday, be ready for that early chill. >> here is a beautiful picture the sunrise right behind the morning.this degrees at reagan national. win at the northwest at 7 miles r hour, at times 10. culpeper is a 39. oakland, at 30 degrees on this morning. 60's.in the lower total sunshine geared mostly conditions. looking >>> coming up on "gma," the surprising twist in the shocking home invasion twist. the college student shot after stumbling into a stranger's home. >>> also, how two couple's wedding nights ended in chaos. that shocking brawl. stop by walmart this saturday. wireless.
california are being blamed with a shortage of reserves which hit a 10 year low some of the $5 mark mostly for premium, still getting close for unleaded. analysts say prices could continue to climb more than a dime a gallon per day for the near future. terry mcsweeney is live with some of the -- some of the most expensive gas we've seen in the bay area. >>> also, heads-up for travelers, american airlines just cancelled a flight from sfo to miami, that was a 6:40 flight, we just got off the phone with american airlines they confirm the flight was cancelled due to a problem with loose seats on the plane. the airline is taking 44 flights out of service today. all 757's boeing airplanes, passenger seats have been come character tarb -- have been coming loose on four other flights. american has blamed delays and cancellations on a slow down by pilots with whom they are having a labor contract dispute with. we will continue to follow the story. >>> contra costa county health officials say a man has died from rabies the first such death in 20 years. in march, the man was bitten by a bat in late j
to the california science center will will go on public display. at a speed of over 3 kilometers per hour, the journey will take two days. >> the two vice-presidential candidates went head-to-head in a television debate last night with joe biden taking on paul ryan. >> president obama was viewed as having under-performed last week. >> he said he had been too polite to romney. the vice-president attack targets. >> my friend recently said 30% of the american people are takers. these people are my mom and dad, my neighbors. they pay more effective tax down governor romney does. >> the two clashed over foreign affairs. ryan says the killing of the syrian ambassador prove that his policies are wrong. >> it makes us more we can project weakness. our adversaries are much more -- >> with all due respect, that's a bunch of malarkey. >> his campaign certainly needed a boost. >> more on the surprise announcement about the nobel peace prize. >> don't go away. >> produces high quality seeds, starting small. >> we have the trust. we have proved to the bank that a woman can be equally competitive. >> wo
is being moved from its airport to its permanent home and the california science center. it is about 12 mi. of the but it is a big deal getting it moved. charles clifford. >> the endeavor has a 70 in. wing span and weighs 170,000 lbs.. it moves very slowly through los angeles with a special transport device. and in order for make this one and a path. the energizing our paths. let us take a look at the route using google earth. this has left the airport at 2:00 p.m. on friday. at 2 mph, and never was went east and went right on manchester boulevard. and it stopped here to the west of the 405 per wait. at this point they're going to transfer to a different transport be a cult.these transport will be several hours and it is expected to resume its journey at 10:00 a.m. from there, and never will go east. going towards city hall. near this location, on cool earth google earth. and afr that the shuttle will continue east on the martin luther king to its final destination at the california science center. it is scheduled to arrive 8:30 saturday evening in san francisco, charles clough, kron 4. >>
this stretch of the route from los angeles international airport to the california science center. now, what we can show you is, okay, we have the wing that's really close to that tree. if we look over on the other side of the street, you can now see the platform starting to move. but you can see it's almost out of room on the other side of the street. so it's a very, very delicate maneuver. this platform that it's on, each of the wheels can move individually. it can go side to side and backwards and forwards so they're trying to reposition it right now to get around that tree and try to save it. we have asked a couple of the workers here who are managing this whole process whether they're going to cut the tree down or not. they say they don't know. they have tried throughout the process to save as many trees as possible. 400 have been cut down along the route. they'll be replaced 2 for 1, but some of the residents of the communities have been upset because they don't want to lose any trees. we're still watching the process and we're going to see whether it gets by the tree. you can watch as th
look. take a 509 for regular unlead and the cost of filling up in california is obscene. >> a race car driver on a wild ride very unplanned. this is france. the held caught it all on top. it is a rally in france held every year. the car careens through a vine yard and then another and another. and only coming to a stop by hith a utility poll. the pole hits the ground but not the car. no spectators are hurt but sets off two puffs of smoke. they look like they are having a good time. they are leaves from the vine yard fallog them and they are trying to stay calm. this is what they saw. wow. the car was badly damaged in the end and the driver told the local newspaper he didn't know what went wrong. >> and the price of gasoline that is hitting an all-time high. triple a reporting that the average cost for gallon of unleaded is. up since yesterday. the price is modev. some places it is it above five dollars for regular unleaded. it is fueled by reduced supply and volatile market out there making california the most expensive state with fuel. triple a said the national average cost of gasoli
, too. joining me from burbank, california is a board member of why tuesday.org and host at huff post live. hi, jacob, how are you? >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> so talk to me, why tuesday? >> oh, man. so the short answer is absolutely no good reason whatsoever. and a little bit longer answer is because of like you said, the law set in 1845 meant to make voting convenient for people that travel by horse and buggy. and today i don't think many your viewers travel by horse and buggy today. >> i think typically we always think of however we vote, we think of it as natural or true with a capital t rather than the result of kind of political wrangli wrangling. tell me a little bit about the story of how we get to tuesday as a voting day. >> literally it was the most convenient day for largely agrarian society. wednesday was market day. sunday you couldn't travel for religious observance, it took a day to get there, a day back, so tuesday was the most convenient day. today census data almost every single time indicates because of the inconvenience of voting, tuesday, is the numb
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